U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
May 25-26, 2021

Our May 25-26, 2021 Auction will run live via CherrystoneLIVE. This 1,382 lot sale features United States and Worldwide countries, beginning with a solid selection of U.S. singles, sets, Postal History and Possessions. The Foreign section features a highly specialized collection of French Indochina, with 19th Century military and civilian mail from what is today Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand. This collection was formed by a former French Colonial resident, with an excellent eye for postal history and considered a foremost expert of the subject. From Germany, there are used and unused selections from an-old time collection formed with assistance from Herbert Bloch and the Friedl Expert Committee. Great Britain and British Commonwealth are followed by a collection of Imperial Japan, including the original collection formed in 1875 by Baron Maejima Hisoka, founder of the Japanese Postal System. Italian Offices in China include three rare Pechino and Tientsin items, including unique covers. The Poland selection features Krakow Issue, Locals, Polish Army Corps in Italy, with unique errors and varieties. Russia boasts a collection of 300+ lots of Zemstvo, with many ex-Baughman, Faberge, and Bianchi items. In addition, this sale includes a strong selection of 100+ large lots and collections ranging from single country albums to specialized collections, multi-carton worldwide properties and large cover lots

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ImagesDescriptionBidding
Lot #1077
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO PSKOV
1871 5k black violet, gray lilac, two different, with or without gum, the former small thin, otherwise fine
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Catalog #2V1,2V2
Unsold
Lot #1078
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO PSKOV
1871-75 5k dark violet (4) and violet blue (2), unused or part original gum, small flaws, otherwise fine,
*(*)
Catalog #2,3
Catalog Value $420
Unsold
Lot #1079
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO PSKOV
1880 5k lilac imperf., complete sheet of 71, two stamps inverted (tete-beche) at top, usual gum wrinkling, mostly n.h., v.f. and spectacular sheet, ex-Liphschutz (Schmidt 4,4a)
Box */**
Catalog #6,6S
Unsold
Lot #1080
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO PSKOV
1880 5k lilac, tete-beche pair, h.r., creases in outer margin only, v.f.,
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Catalog #6S
Catalog Value $200
Unsold
Lot #1081
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO PSKOV
1891 10k red, bottom sheet margin pane of 40 (half of the sheet), some perf. separations and occasional flaws, mostly n.h., fine-v.f., ex-Liphschutz (Schmidt 11)
Box */**
Catalog #12
Catalog Value $480
Unsold
Lot #1082
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO PSKOV
1894 "3" on 10k pane of 25, hinge reinforced, showing three different types, fine-v.f.
Box *
Unsold
Lot #1083
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO PSKOV
1894 Emergency Issue, second printing, "3" on 10k bottom right sheet corner margin pane of 25, hinge reinforced, showing different types and double bars on some, rare multiple, ex-Kirchner, Faberge, with detailed description (in Russian)
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Unsold
Lot #1084
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO PSKOV
1895 3k black, brown, red and blue, complete pane of 100, mostly n.h., some gum creases, fine-v.f., ex-Bianchi (catalogued as singles) (Schmidt 28)
Box */**
Catalog #21
Catalog Value $700
Price Realized
$475.00

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